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Rory Donovan
December 5, 2022

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Your Weekly AI Digest

Hello everyone. Welcome to this weeks addition of state-of-art best practices in AI and Ethics.Hoper you all had a wonderful week. Today we will be talking about AI terminology.


Flooded with AI-generated images, some art communities ban them completely

Enlarge / An assortment of robot portraits generated by Stable Diffusion as found on the Lexica search engine. In banning art created through image synthesis in its Art Portal, Newgrounds wrote, “We want to keep the focus on art made by people and not have the Art Portal flooded with computer-generated art.” Fur Affinity cited concerns about the ethics of how image synthesis models learn from existing artwork, writing, “Our goal is to support artists and their content. Part of a wider art ethics…

CS Lecture: Toby Walsh – Machines Behaving Badly

As part of our Computer Science Lecture series, we are pleased to welcome Professor Toby Walsh, who will give a talk on the ethics of Artificial Intelligence. Abstract How can we ensure that AI acts for good instead of evil? About the Speaker Toby Walsh is an ARC Laureate Fellow and Scientia Professor of AI at UNSW Sydney and CSIRO Data61, and adjunct professor at QUT. He is a strong advocate for limits to ensure AI is used to improve our lives, having spoken at the UN, and to heads of state, pa…

Neurosymbolic AI

Similarly, he said, “I don’t think even the most optimistic of deep learning optimists think that operating systems would be designed by a language model any time soon—or ever.” Beyond pattern recognition tasks such as image recognition, Marcus has a long list of other goals, such as story comprehension, with which neither neural networks nor other approaches have had much success. “I don’t think even the most optimistic of deep learning optimists think that operating systems would be designed b…

Any Progress in Building Moral Machines? with Colin Allen

Much has been said about the inability of tech and AI developers to grapple with ethical theory and inherent tension. Similarly, philosophers are often criticized by AI engineers for not understanding the technology. Anja Kaspersen and Wendell Wallach, senior fellows and co-chairs of the Artificial Intelligence & Equality Initiative, sit down with University of Pittsburgh’s Professor Colin Allen for a fascinating conversation. Wallach and Allen wrote Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right From Wr…


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